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MLA Full: "Sooty Birds Share Dirt on Air Pollution [60 Second Specimens]." YouTube, uploaded by thebrainscoop, 22 August 2018,
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APA Full: thebrainscoop. (2018, August 22). Sooty Birds Share Dirt on Air Pollution [60 Second Specimens] [Video]. YouTube.
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Chicago Full: thebrainscoop, "Sooty Birds Share Dirt on Air Pollution [60 Second Specimens].", August 22, 2018, YouTube, 01:38,
Every specimen has a story; these dirty birds helped scientists answer questions about levels of air pollution in the United States over a period of 135 years.

More 60 Second Specimen stories:

Bird specimens track 135 years of atmospheric black carbon and environmental policy:

The Dirty Secrets Saved in Dead Birds' Feathers -- New York Times

'Sooty birds' reveal hidden US air pollution -- BBC

Dirty birds show just how catastrophic air pollution used to be -- Washington Post

Thanks to Ben Marks and Shane DuBay for their help with this video!
Created by:
Emily Graslie -- Brandon Brungard -- Sheheryar Ahsan
This episode is filmed at and supported by The Field Museum in Chicago, Illinois.
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